North American wildfires send smoke over Spain

North American wildfires send smoke over Spain

Out of control fires in North America have sent smoke drifting in the atmosphere over parts of Spain, stunning satellite images from NASA show.

Messi scandal lifts lid on football’s dirty secret

Messi scandal lifts lid on football’s dirty secret

The recent tax authority investigation of Barcelona's Lionel Messi has put the spotlight on Spanish football's fiscal affairs and raised questions over the ability of many clubs, including first division heavyweights, to pay their debts.

EU plans to bring ‘slow’ internet up to speed

EU plans to bring ‘slow’ internet up to speed

The European Union (EU) is calling on volunteers to help make sure that people across Europe actually get the internet speeds they are paying for. The move comes in the wake of a report which showed Spanish internet customers are getting short changed when it comes to their internet connections.

Nadal flies flag for Spain in Forbes celeb list

Nadal flies flag for Spain in Forbes celeb list

The tennis player Rafa Nadal is the sole Spanish representative in Forbes magazine's list of the world's top 100 most-influential celebrities.

Mobile app to help fight summer road chaos

Mobile app to help fight summer road chaos

Spain's national traffic authority is hoping a mobile phone app will help reduce road congestion when the annual surge in summer holiday traffic kicks off on Friday.

Mijas murderer saw ‘no way out’: reports

Mijas murderer saw ‘no way out’: reports

Financial and health stresses led a UK man living in southern Spain to kill his wife and daughter before committing suicide, UK and Spanish media reported on Friday.

Top official sent to prison in corruption case

Top official sent to prison in corruption case

The ex-treasurer of Spain's ruling Popular Party (PP), Luis Bárcenas was remanded in custody without bail on Thursday in the latest development in one of two ongoing corruption cases against the official.

Penalty thriller puts Spain through to final

Penalty thriller puts Spain through to final

Jesús Navas settled a nail-biting penalty shoot-out 7-6 for Spain as the world and European champions edged Italy on a sultry evening in Fortaleza on Thursday to set up a Confederations Cup final meeting with Brazil.